Mark Bulling did the same in R (dead/spam link), Emilio Torres Manzanera made an xkcd package, and Jake Vanderplas described how he did in Python. Still waiting for a Gangnam theme.
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Shift Your Point of View to When America Was “Better”
How good or bad something is depends on what you compare against.
How Spending Changed for Different Income Groups
I compared spending in 1996 against the most recent spending estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
When Straight Americans Lost Their Virginity
Everyone has his or her own timeline, but here it is in general for Americans.
Liam Revell has also produced code to make xkcd-style evolutionary trees in R, which is wicked awesome! –
Mathematica also! See http://blog.wolfram.com/2012/10/05/automating-xkcd-diagrams-transforming-serious-to-funny/
This was just presented at Visweek and uses Processing to make “sketchy” charts: http://gicentre.org/handy/
And LaTex: http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/74878/create-xkcd-style-diagram-in-tex
All this started from a question posted at Mathematica Stackexchange site. They got some very nice programming solutions and inspired other programming communities to do the same.
am I not seeing it or does this graph not have a legend??
The matlab crowd on Stackoverflow also took a stab at this: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12701841/xkcd-style-graphs-in-matlab and one guy put his source on github: https://github.com/slayton/matlab-xkcdify